Hillel at Virginia Tech runs highly visible programs at the university. Students gain leadership experience by planning programs and initiatives such as Daniel Pearl Music Day featuring artists such as Maroon 5, Matisyahu, and Gogol Bordello. Opportunities to host prominent speakers and educators such as Elie Wiesel and Dr. Ruth Westheimer are available. Student leaders are able to grow and expand their leadership, creativity and strengths amidst a welcoming inclusive Jewish community of their peers.
Popular activities include Mondays Munch and Learn, Coffee Mornings and an annual Leadership Dinner. Students participate in Jewish Awareness Month and Holocaust Awareness Week programs.
Most popular Jewish activities include Shabbat services and home cooked, Kosher community Shabbat meals, as well as High Holiday and Passover celebrations. Â Hillel at Virginia Tech has a diversified program, engaging student's many interests. We have a supportive learning environment with a growing Jewish campus community.